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  • Dr. Robin Hall is the Chief of Schools for the Council of the Great City Schools. She keeps members informed about research on systems and successful strategies for improving student achievement. Robin also provides support for development and dissemination of information and tools that provide transformative and equitable school leadership practices in support of improving teacher quality and raising student achievement.

    She served in various capacities for Atlanta Public Schools, including Executive Director of K-8 schools, Principal, and K-12 Language Arts Coordinator, constituting over thirty years of educational experience. Robin has also served on the Council of Great City Schools support teams in the areas of curriculum, instruction, and professional development.

    In 2006, she was nominated to the National Assessment Governing Board by Secretary Margret Spellings.  Among the board responsibilities are selecting the content of the NAEP test, selecting the subjects to be tested, identifying learning objectives for each grade tested, identifying appropriate achievement goals and ensuring that all items selected for use in the assessment are free from racial, cultural, gender and regional biases.

    Robin served on the Visioning Panel for the 2026 NAEP Reading Framework and currently serves on a steering committee for the NAEd COVID-19 Project steering committee.

    Robin received her B.A. Degree in English from Vassar College and received her M.A. Degree from Clark Atlanta University. She also earned her Doctor of Arts in Humanities  Degree from Clark Atlanta University.  

    FUN FACTS: Robin loves to write poetry, sing, dance, entertain, travel, and shop.